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A Legal Guide to Starting an Art Business [San Diego]

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Basement of 4305 University Ave, 92105.
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A Legal Guide to Starting an Art Business

with David Lizerbram

California Lawyers for the Arts invites artists of all disciplines to join us for an interactive presentation about the legal aspects of starting an art business. Attorney and Business Law Strategist David Lizerbram will provide an overview of different types of business structures (Sole Proprietorship, LLC, S-Corp, C-Corp, etc.), what they mean, and steps for establishing and maintaining them.

Speaker: David Lizerbram is a business law strategist and the host of the podcast Products of the Mind, a #1 ranked conversation about the intersection of business + creativity. He was born in Philadelphia and raised in North County San Diego, California. After graduating from the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television (now the School of Cinematic Arts) and USC’s Marshall School of Business, he received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. David founded his law firm, David Lizerbram & Associates, in 2005. David speaks regularly about legal matters, and has presented on a legal education panel at San Diego Comic-Con every year since 2008. In 2011, David was appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown to the Board of Directors of the 22nd District Agricultural Association, which is responsible for oversight of the Del Mar Fairgrounds. He served in that position until the conclusion of his term in 2015. He also served on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Music Foundation. David lives in North Park, San Diego with his wife, Mana Monzavi and their son, Miles.

Parking and venue information: 

The building address is 4305 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92105. Please note that the only FREE parking is in the surrounding neighborhood. The parking garage attached to the building is accessible off of 43rd Street, and charges $1.00 per hour, with a $5 daily maximum.

We will be meeting in the basement meeting room which is located inside the lowest level of the parking garage. If you choose to park in the parking garage, you would turn left immediately after clearing the gate, and turn right to get to the lowest level. The meeting room will be to the right of the elevators. Look for signage to direct you to the space.

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